March 1, 2018

HSS (6): Leadership and Governance

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Evidence shows a positive relationship between governance indices and measures of health performance and outcomes; that is, effective health system governance – engaging and regulating both public and private sector actors – is crucial for achieving broader health objectives.1 

Goal 1 To define the organizational structures of the HSS Project

  • To define the overall governing structure of the HSS project
  • To review the organizational structure at the senior levels for each organization
  • To develop a standard clinic management structure
  • To develop a village health committee structure

Goal 2 To ensure consultative procedures and mechanisms are in place at all levels of the project

  • To revise / set-up and implement mechanisms for consultation with communities and other stakeholders

Goal 3 All health policies will be equitable and in line with the HSS values with special consideration given to human rights and gender awareness

  • To review and develop the existing health policy through community consultation and consultation with relevant stakeholders
  • To increase staff awareness about human rights, gender and equity when formulating or reviewing all policies and administration processes
  • To increase community awareness, through engagement and awareness of health administration and feedback
  • To ensure community awareness about human rights, gender and equity when formulating or reviewing all policies and administration processes
  • To develop enforceable policies and protocols for good governance

Goal 4 All CBO and EHO leaders will be accountable and responsible at each level of administration.

  • To ensure all leaders have clear job descriptions and fully understand their roles and responsibilities
  • To increase the leaders’ awareness about human rights, gender and equity when formulating or reviewing all operational policies (Human Resources, Finance, Logistics) and administration processes
  • To ensure there are community feedback mechanisms for reporting misdemeanours at all levels of administration
  • To improve the appropriate management skills of leaders at each level of the organization

Goal 5 To formulate a transition plan toward area health service delivery instead of organization service delivery as part of a Federal Health System

  • To hold regular workshops with all stakeholders including the government agencies to develop a transition plan for a Federal Health System

 

Download MTC’s Health System Strengthening Strategic Plan 2016-2019 here

 

  1. http://healthsystemassessment.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/06/Section-3-Module-3-2-_HSAA-Manual-August-20124.pdf